Kimono stylist Nobuaki Tomita explains the kimono-making process, while showcasing his work and discussing the traditional Japanese costume's history.
A talk by David Der-wei Wang, in the series New Directions in Taiwan Studies
In impoverished North Korea, Rudiger Frank of the University of Vienna observes modest changes in the direction of a market economy.
Professor Tao is doing pathbreaking work in Chinese linguistics and language teaching
In a Q&A with AsiaMedia's Debory Li, former Singapore diplomat Kishore Mahbubani discusses his latest book and the future of the Asian hemisphere.
Asia's most famous diplomat, Kishore Mahbubani, has been going around the world outlining just why the United States needs to pay attention to Asia.
"Going to China is for testing methodologies, not just for projects"
Brandeis University's Matthew Fraleigh explains how the 'shishi' passed on Chinese poetic traditions by reinventing the poem "The Song of the Righteous Spirit."
Academics aren't all narrow specialists. Cornell's Mark Selden shows his versatility with lectures on American bombing campaigns since WWII and the rural-urban divide in China.
Mark Selden explains how U.S. bombing raids of Japanese cities in World War II would determine military tactics decades after 'the Good War.' Listen to a podcast of Selden's lecture.
Even after reforms, China's policies put rural people in the position of second-class citizens, explains Mark Selden.
Endowed chair is nation's first in Chinese American studies.
A talk by Wu Jieh-min, in the series New Directions in Taiwan Studies
Professor Fan (Department of Geography) explores internal migration in China
Art historian Kendall Brown explains how the Ryoanji stone garden in Kyoto, Japan, became a commercialized symbol of Zen Buddhism.
Miriam R. Silverberg joined the UCLA faculty in 1990 and retired in 2005. Her scholarship on modern Japanese history is influencing the work of historians today.
U of Arizona's Timothy Vance examines the life of the American mining engineer and accidental linguist Benjamin Smith Lyman.
Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai America establishes the Yehan Numata Endowment at the UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies and pledges 10 years of additional support. The new funds will bring distinguished visitors and enhance graduate education.
U of Tokyo's Tadashi Uchino discusses the birth of Butoh dance and the performance of "children's" bodies in postmodern Japanese dance.
One scholar says the United States needs to adopt an approach that allows North and South Korea to normalize relations quickly.
A South African scholar shares her perspective on China's investments in the continent.
Syndicated Asia columnist Tom Plate and former United Press International and Dow Jones reporter James F. Paradise discuss coverage of Asia in the media
A talk by Kate Zhou (University of Hawaii)
Tsolmon Onon Enkhbayar addresses UCLA scholars and members of L.A.'s Mongolian community.
World-renowned architect Hitoshi Abe, the new chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design, discusses his fascination with Los Angeles' environs and Japanese-influenced structures.
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